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The ACO Failure Hypothesis: Likely But Not Inevitable
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We recently participated in a program at Columbia Business School’s Healthcare Program on whether ACOs (Accountable Care Organizations) will fail. For those of you that don’t know, ACOs are one of the structures promulgated by PPACA (aka Obamacare) designed to encourage better cost control and quality improvement in the healthcare system. The current zeitgeist among the commentariat is that ACOs will fail (examples: here and here).